Fall Events

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery Mixoff

Event Details

2023-11-09 to 2023-11-09
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289 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6N2, Canada



The Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery Mixoff is an annual event celebrated in Kelowna, British Columbia. This exciting competition typically happens in early November at the Laurel Packing House, an historic building in downtown Kelowna. The event gathers the region's top mixologists, who come together to showcase their creative cocktail recipes using locally produced spirits from Okanagan distilleries. An evening of fine drinks, scrumptious food, and friendly competition, the Mixoff is a not-to-miss event for any food and drink enthusiast.

Preparing for the Event


Tickets for the event can usually be purchased online through the official website or at the door. It's recommended to buy tickets in advance as the event often sells out quickly. Please note that attendees must be of legal drinking age.


The Mixoff is a semi-formal event, and most attendees dress in smart casual attire. Dress comfortably but with a touch of elegance to fully enjoy the evening.

During the Event

Tasting and Voting

At the event, each mixologist will prepare their unique cocktail, which attendees get to sample. After trying out the different creations, attendees are given the opportunity to vote for their favourite mixologist.

Food Pairings

In addition to the cocktail tastings, local restaurants and caterers are often involved in the event, providing food pairings that complement the cocktails on offer.

Other Attractions

In addition to the competition, there's often live music and other entertainment to keep the energy high throughout the evening. Don't forget to take some time to appreciate the historic surroundings of the Laurel Packing House.

After the Event

The Mixoff is not just about tasting and competition; it's about community. Attendees often continue their evening at various local establishments, creating an excellent opportunity to explore Kelowna's nightlife.